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Information itself may be what ends the human race

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Anyone who has ever gotten a terrible report card to bring home knows that data can destroy us

Venus’ clouds may harbor ‘aerial’ aliens, MIT scientists say

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anomalous and unexplained chemistry could indicate life in Venus' atmosphere

A new minimoon is headed towards Earth, and it’s not natural

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A perfect example of a scientifically based click bait headline.

Pattern recognition influences religious belief, according to new study

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It's one thing to give credit to one god for everything, but quite another to assign a variety of divine figures for the relationships between natural phenomena.

Did life on Earth start in space? Study finds evidence of...

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New evidence supports a once dismissed theory.

Mars colony: Humanity’s greatest quest

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the spirit of exploration and curiosity is in our DNA

What really happens in your body and brain when you orgasm?

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Of course they were going to study what happens in the brain during an orgasm now that they have technology to do it.

Chernobyl fungus could shield astronauts from cosmic radiation

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Why do those spacesuits look so fuzzy? Oh, that's just the radiosynthesizing fungus....

ESA’s ‘interplanetary cargo ship’ to carry Mars rocks to Earth in...

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On July 30, NASA is set to launch the Perseverance rover toward Mars on a mission to search for biosignatures of ancient life...

Space travel could create language unintelligible to people on Earth

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Let's say a contingent of people boards a so-called "generation ship," a fully-stocked world-onto-itself spacecraft...

An ancient tomcat skeleton is found along the Silk Road

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What they haven't found yet is the proto-SF novel that can was reading....

A catastrophic asteroid shower hit Earth & moon 800 million years...

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Moon crater data sheds light on a 800 million year old catastrophe

What is the viewing experience of VR porn really like?

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Want to know where the future is going? Don't read SF - study the porn industry. (Don't worry, this article is family-friendly.)

How to catch Comet NEOWISE before it’s gone

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If you can't wait 6,800 years, you better get out there and look now

Urban foxes self-evolve, exhibiting Darwin’s domesticationsyndrome

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Fox's self-domestication may echo that of cats and dogs

NASA’s new project lets you take a simulated ride in a...

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Now this is what we call an amusement park ride

NASA videos show what sunsets look like elsewhere in the galaxy

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Don't let the sun go down on me, unless it's Mars or some other world I see...

Study: Life might survive, and thrive, in a hydrogen world

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Imagine if, in our search, we did encounter alien organisms but failed to recognize them as actual life.

New hypothesis argues the universe simulates itself into existence

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Could you and everything else in the universe actually be an "emergent subthought"? Klee Irwin thinks so.

Long spaceflights change astronauts’ brain structure, new study suggests

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Astronauts have swelled heads. Literally.

These 7 countries and companies are going to Mars in the...

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It's starting to get crowded on planet Mars

Humans were born to run. Exoskeletons might make us betterat it.

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These exoskeletons might let you out-run a Terminator

New study deepens the controversy over Planet Nine’s existence

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Is there a mysterious Planet Nine hiding in the outskirts of our solar system? While there've been hypotheses making such claims, a new study looks to disprove its existence.

New AI improves itself through Darwinian-style evolution

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Should we be comfortable with Machine Learning?

5 effortless, science-backed changes to your isolation workspace that will improve...

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Make your inside more like your regular day and you may be happier and more prductive

Tracking COVID-19 in real time: Using tech to preventoutbreaks

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No testing? Here's one solution.

Gamma-ray space telescope study may have spotted dark matter

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By comparing data derived from gravitational lensing and gamma ray observations....